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Find out about events; art and exhibitions; children’s activities and family fun; community and special events; walks and tours taking place in the City of London. Also its green spaces, libraries and at the London Metropolitan Archives.

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  1. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    22/08/2018 - 22/08/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Join us and tour the Information Area to find out how to get the best out of our research facilities. Meet at the Information Area desk.
  2. Title:
    London and Beer
    Date:
    22/08/2018 - 22/08/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Discover fascinating stories of the brewing, selling and drinking of beer in London. LMA's extensive collections will be used in this presentation.
  3. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    11/09/2018 - 11/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Join us and tour the Information Area to find out how to get the best out of our research facilities. Meet at the Information Area desk.
  4. Title:
    Picturing Forgotten London: Curator's Tour
    Date:
    11/09/2018 - 11/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 01:20 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in
    Event description:
    Join one of the curators for a short lunchtime tour of LMA's current exhibition and see the Skylon, the Great Wheel at Earl's Court, Crystal Palace and much more.
  5. Title:
    Picturing Forgotten London: Curator's Tour
    Date:
    18/09/2018 - 18/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 01:20 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in
    Event description:
    Join one of the curators for a short lunchtime tour of LMA's current exhibition and see the Skylon, the Great Wheel at Earl's Court, Crystal Palace and much more.
  6. Title:
    Discovering the Foundling Hospital: A State of Mind
    Date:
    18/09/2018 - 18/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    What can records reveal about the mental health of mothers and children at the Foundling Hospital?
  7. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    19/09/2018 - 19/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Join us and tour the Information Area to find out how to get the best out of our research facilities. Meet at the Information Area desk.
  8. Title:
    London and Gin
    Date:
    20/09/2018 - 20/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Gin has been a feature of the social life of London over the centuries. Discover more about distilleries, who hung out in gin palaces and the social impact of gin consumption.
  9. Title:
    Coffee
    Date:
    27/09/2018 - 27/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    The introduction of coffee to London had a significant impact on the lives of Londoners. Coffeehouses became important meeting places for people involved in cultural and business life. They were also sometimes places of disrepute!
  10. Title:
    Was my Ancestor a Huguenot?
    Date:
    01/10/2018 - 01/10/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Huguenots were Protestants who fled from France in the 17th and 18th century and were what today we would call asylum seekers, persecuted for their religion. Many people have a family story of descent from them, or from the earlier waves of Dutch and French religious refugees. How can you find out if the story is true? Staff from London Metropolitan Archives will be on hand to introduce you to their library.
  11. Title:
    Picturing Forgotten London: Curator's Tour
    Date:
    03/10/2018 - 03/10/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in
    Event description:
    Join one of our curators for a tour of LMA’s current exhibition and see the Skylon, the Great Wheel at Earl’s Court, Crystal Palace and much more.
  12. Title:
    Future Transport
    Date:
    09/10/2018 - 09/10/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    The collections at LMA reveal many exciting and strange ideas about future transport in London.
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